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Toronto Workshop: "How to Get Appointed to a Public Sector Board" on Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Women Get On Board

Thursday, September 21, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)

Toronto Workshop: "How to Get Appointed to a Public...

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Women Get On Board invites you to our workshop: 
"How to Get Appointed to a Public Sector Board" on Thursday, September 21st, 2017.



During this workshop participants will discover how to secure a public appointment with special focus on municipal, provincial and federal appointments.

Topics to be covered:

  • Understanding what public appointments are, how/when they are posted and sourced and how to navigate the process
  • How to get prepared for success in formal, panel interviews
  • How to articulate some of the key learning and career development and potential risks of public appointments


Audrey Wubbenhorst

Audrey Wubbenhorst

Audrey Wubbenhorst is currently a Professor at Humber College in Toronto, where she teaches Banking, Marketing and Communications. She also writes and consults on a number of topics including governance and today’s workplaces.


In addition to Build Toronto, Audrey currently also serves on the board of the Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN). Audrey previously sat on the board of Toronto Community Housing Corporation, where she chaired a number of committees, as well as on the board of Ernestine’s Women’s Shelter for five years including two as Chair. She has completed board education with the Institute of Corporate Directors as well as the Get on Board governance education program.


Audrey holds an MBA in Financial Services from Dalhousie University and an MA in Communications from Ryerson and York. She earned her BA (Hons) from McGill University and has also completed a number of professional programs including a Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers (FICB), a Certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility from St. Mike’s College, a corporate leadership program from the Aspen Institute and a program in adult learning from Humber College.



This event is discounted for Women Get On Board (WGOB) members. Please email for your member discount code.  To become a member, please email us at


Thursday, September 21st, 2017

8:30 am - 9:00 am: Light breakfast, networking
9:00 am - 12:00 pm: Workshop

The Spoke Club, in the Cellar Room

600 King Street West
Toronto, ON   M5V 1M3
Tel: 416-368-8448

Please purchase your ticket by September 15th, 2017.
Please note that tickets are transferrable but no refunds or exchanges for this event are available.

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Women Get On Board is a leading member-based company that connects, promotes and empowers women to corporate boards. We do this through an engaged community of women and men in Canada committed to advancing gender diversity in the boardroom.

Have questions about Toronto Workshop: "How to Get Appointed to a Public Sector Board" on Thursday, September 21st, 2017? Contact Women Get On Board

When & Where

The Spoke Club
600 King Street West
Toronto, ON M5V 1M3

Thursday, September 21, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)

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